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Sarah Murphy wins DIT Fashion Show 2016

(l-r) Winning design entitled Jerusalem The Promised Land designed by Sarah Murphy. In second place was 'Modern Matador' designed by Clodagh Knight. Joint third place were-'Artificial Intelligence' designed by Cija Lamb and 'Connections' designed by Aurelie Yolande. The DIT Fashion show was organised by DIT students, with net proceeds going to the Jack & Jill Children's Foundation. Photography: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

Congratulations to our Fashion Design students who won first, second and third place at the D.I.T. Fashion Show last night.

The Fashion Show took place in Vicar Street, with expert judges including Baírbre Power, fashion editor at the Irish Independent; Brendan Courtney, co-founder of Lennon Courtney and founder of Frock Advisor; Umit Kutluk, 2011 winner of the D.I.T. Fashion Show; Maria Fusco, stylist, fashion designer and fashion show producer.

Sarah Murphy, 'Student Designer of the Year at Kerry Fashion Week', won first place last night for her "Jerusalem - The Promised Land" design. Her design was inspired by a utopian vision for the Middle East, "incorporating traditional and modern ideals". Sarah was presented with a €2,000 cash prize sponsored by DublinTown. 

Second places was awarded to Clodagh Knight, a final year student here, for her "Modern Matador" design. Her design was inspired by the city of Barcelona and the traditional culture of bull fighting.

In joint third was Aurelie Yolande, a second year student, for her "Connections" design. Her design was inspired by a place where everyone and everything is connected and the idea that city lights represent human behaviour.

You can see their Xpose Interview here.